Morning Maddow: “Construction Hats? Really?”

Oh, look — yet another statement regarding Planned Parenthood services that apparently was not intended to be factual. This time it was purportedly Serious GOP Senate vet Orrin Hatch of Utah who decided to give facts the finger and proudly let his bull-feces flag fly. Alas, Sen. Hatch didn’t...

F*ck Me with a Freshly Sharpened Pitchfork.

On today’s episode of Fareed Zakaria GPS, an ‘expert panel’ was convened to discuss ‘populist’ outrage in the wake of AIG and other recent scandals related to the global economic crisis. Via email, I bet Sarah a dinner at IHOP (because we be keepin’ it real like that in this economy) that the ‘expert panel’...

More on Obama, Celebrity and Miscengenation

Re: the recent McCain campaign ad labelling Barack Obama a celebrity (and not-so-subtly juxtaposing the junior senator from Illinois with Paris Hilton and Britney Spears), Adam Serwer (aka dnA of Too Sense and Jack and Jill Politics) believes that, contra yours truly and other commentators, the racial...

McSame sez Drill, Drill, Drill!

They laugh alike, they walk alike, sometimes they even talk alike: MCCAIN PLAN: “There Are Areas Off Our Coasts That Should Be Open To Exploration And Exploitation.” During a media availability in Arlington, Virginia, John McCain said, “I also believe that lifting the moratoria from...

‘A green light from the very top.’

http://youtube.com/watch?v=tXpavT5RCP8 “After a short while, gentlemen, we shall all meet again. Such is the fate of all men.” It was as though in those last minutes he was summing up the lessons that this long course in human wickedness had taught us — the lesson of the fearsome,...

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